Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 534000

King's Hairstreak
Satyrium kingi

Observation date: May 17, 2011
Submitted by: Nancy Hamlett
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A number of these hairstreaks were seen in the Baars-Firestone Wildlife Sanctuary at the University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, at midday (11 am - 2 pm). Photos have been posted to BugGuide (http://bugguide.net/node/view/517520), and identification has been confirmed by Will Cook, Harry LeGrand, and Jeff Pippen.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: May 30, 2011
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Escambia County, Florida, United States